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|Full Biography for Ignazio John Ruvolo|
Ignazio ("Nace") John Ruvolo
Educational and Scholastic Achievement: A.B. Rutgers College, 1969; J.D. Magna Cum Laude, University of San Diego School of Law, 1972; Editor-in-Chief, San Diego Law Review, 1972; L.L.M. University of Virginia, 2004.
Judicial Positions and Assignments: Appointed Presiding Justice, First District Court of Appeal, Division Four, and confirmed by Commission on Judicial Appointments January 6, 2006; elected to an eight year term on January 2007. Appointed to the First District Court of Appeal, Division Two, and confirmed by Commission on Judicial Appointments December 2, 1996; Appointed Contra Costa Superior Court Judge January 6, 1994; elected to full term June 1994.
Judicial Activities and Associations: Commissioner, Commission on Judicial Performance May 2013-present; Member, California Judges Association, Judicial Ethics Committee, 1994-2001, 2009-2011, Vice-Chair 1999, Chair 2000-2001; Judicial Elections Committee, 1994-1995; American Bar Association, Judicial Division 1999-2003; Member, CJER Education Planning Committee 1996-2000; Member, Judicial Council Appellate Advisory Committee 1998-2001; Member, Judicial Council Task Force on Jury Instructions 1999-2004; Member, Judicial Council Advisory Committee on Civil and Small Claims Actions 2005-2007; Chair, First District Mediation Task Force and Committee 1998-present; Member, Robert G. McGrath American Inns of Court 1998-2001; Member, State Bar Commission on Revision of Rules of Professional Conduct, 2001-2010; Member, National Association of Women Judges, 1995-1999.
Professional Experience: Bronson Bronson & McKinnon, San Francisco and Walnut Creek, 1977-1994; Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1972-1977.
American Bar Association: Litigation Section; Committee on Professional Responsibility; Forum on the Construction Industry; Forum on Franchising Member; Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers.
State Bar of California: Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, 1984-1989; Chair, 1988; Special Advisor, 1989.
Contra Costa Bar Association: President, Section on Professional Responsibility and Practice, 1991-1994; Member, Delegation to the State Bar Conference of Delegates, 1992-1994; Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee; Member, Women's Law Section, 1993.
San Francisco Bar Association: Member, Ethics Committee, 1979-present; Chair, 1983-1984; Chair, Elections Committee, 1984; Member, International Franchise Association.
Honors and Awards: Formal commendation from Director of the U.S. Marshal Service, 1977; Trial Judge of the Year, Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, 1996; Appellate Justice of the Year, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2002; Italian American Bar Association, Justice of the Year, 2005.
Teaching: Adjunct Professor, Hastings College of the Law, 1999-present; Adjunct Professor of Law, John F. Kennedy School of Law, 1998-2001; Seminar Leader and Faculty, California Judicial College, 1995-1996; Faculty member, Hastings Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy, 1988-1994.
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